Good Roof, Efficient Home: A Guide to Buying Your New Roof

Replacing your Detroit roofing can be a hectic and expensive job. Your roofing system shields and protects your home against external elements and harsh weather conditions. If you are planning to buy a new roof, here are some factors you should consider:

Getting Started

Do your research. Your roof plays a big role in providing safety, comfort, and value to your home. Its components should include the drainage, flashing, roof structure, sheathing, and roof covering according to the National Roofing Contractors Association (NCRA). There’s a specific need and proper mounting for each part. If they are not correctly installed, the rest of the system can be negatively affected. Consult your trusted roofing contractors in Detroit to know the best roof that fits your home and to help you with professional installation.

Cost and Material

To estimate how much roofing you will need, you can multiply the total length and width per section of your roof in feet, then add 10% as excess. You can also opt to add an extra number of shingles for upkeep, especially after a heavy storm.

Typical material selections include slate, concrete, brick tile, and wood. Slate roofs are widely considered since they have outstanding durability, a longer life span, as well as an elegant look. Its performance makes up for its cost. Here in Kroll Construction, we offer a range of roof types designed for your particular needs and budget.

We recommend that you check with contractors first to know the best roofing material to use for your home and to get the precise roof measurements. You would not want to go beyond your allocated cost in the event that you miscalculated.

Function, Repair, and Warranty

You need to ensure the roof you choose is capable of withstanding the climate you have in your region. Check for energy-efficient roofs to help lower your energy bill through the reduced use of your heating and cooling systems. Make sure that the warranty coverage is clear to you to avoid problems in the future. Keep all of your receipts, invoices, and other documents. Here at Kroll Construction, we will be protecting your roof with our 10-year Tru PROtection® coverage and Owens Corning limited lifetime warranty.

Let’s get your roofing project started. Call us today for your roofing needs, and we’ll be happy to give you a free in-home consultation.

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